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US and Taliban sign peace agreement aimed at ending Afghanistan war

29/02/2020 • 13:30 World The Guardian  

Eighteen-year war is America’s longest Deal could fulfil Trump campaign promise The US and the Taliban have signed a peace agreement aimed at ending …

Yes, it is worse than the flu: busting the coronavirus myths

29/02/2020 • 13:08 World The Guardian  

The truth about the protective value of face masks and how easy it is to catch Covid-19 Many individuals who get coronavirus will experience nothing …

Erdoğan says border will stay open as Greece tries to repel influx

29/02/2020 • 12:59 World The Guardian  

Turkish leader claims 18,000 people have crossed into EU but some are met with teargas Thousands of migrants may be in no man’s land between Turkey …

US set to withdraw all forces from Afghanistan within 14 months under Taliban peace deal

29/02/2020 • 12:36 World The Independent  

American troops would initially be reduced to 8,600 within 135 days of agreement being …

South Carolina Democrats vote as Biden looks for win to boost flagging campaign

29/02/2020 • 12:13 World The Guardian  

Biden confident of beating Bernie Sanders in pivotal contest Fifty-four delegates in play in first southern state to vote Voting is set to get under …

US election: Trump has less effect on the economy than voters think

29/02/2020 • 12:10 World The Independent  

Leadership has less to do with the economy than people assume, Professor Gregory Mankiw …

Muhyiddin Yassin named as Malaysian prime minister

29/02/2020 • 11:52 World The Guardian  

Appointment follows week of turmoil after collapse of Mahathir Mohamad government Malaysia’s 94-year-old former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has …

‘He made a mistake’: will California's black voters look past Bloomberg’s stop-and-frisk past?

29/02/2020 • 11:00 World The Guardian  

As Super Tuesday looms, the New York mayor has been emphasizing his push for gun legislation and policies on systemic racism As presidential hopeful …

Coronavirus: Iranian MP with virus dies as outbreak spreads

29/02/2020 • 10:03 World The Independent  

An Iranian MP who contracted the novel coronavirus has died, a state-run news agency has …

UK weather: critical incident in Wales as Storm Jorge drenches country

29/02/2020 • 09:56 World The Guardian  

England has had more than double its average February rainfall as downpours continue Police declared a critical incident in flood-hit south Wales …

Children forced into sex work among 230 people rescued in Niger raid

29/02/2020 • 09:00 World The Guardian  

Police discover trafficked minors coerced into exploitative work and men from Ghana who were recruited online and enslaved Children as young as 10 …

New York plastic bag ban comes into force but opponents tote exceptions

29/02/2020 • 08:00 World The Guardian  

Campaigners hail move against environmentally damaging bags though small-business concerns mean many will remain A plastic bag ban will come into …

Sanders hopes to ride 'blue wave' to victory in Virginia on Super Tuesday

29/02/2020 • 07:00 World The Guardian  

In 2016, Sanders lost to Hillary Clinton in the state. But after a string of Democratic successes, things could be different On a crisp weekday …

Tacky's Revolt review: Britain, Jamaica, slavery and an early fight for freedom

29/02/2020 • 06:15 World The Guardian  

Vincent Brown’s military history sheds precious light on a brutally suppressed revolt which paved the road to abolition By 1690, Jamaica was the …

'My God, it's chaos': Lush's founder on why he is so downcast

29/02/2020 • 06:00 World The Guardian  

Mark Constantine’s beauty brand is in tune with the zeitgeist: so why is his ethical approach to capitalism not bearing fruit? The badge on the lapel …

Welsh woman declares vindication after ‘guerrilla rewilding’ court case

29/02/2020 • 05:00 World The Guardian  

Sioned Jones convicted of stealing logs after 20 years of felling non-native trees in Cork Sioned Jones used to adore the landscape and wildlife of …

‘To hell and back’: my three weeks suffering from coronavirus

29/02/2020 • 05:00 World The Guardian  

Tiger Ye, 21, lives in Wuhan and started showing symptoms in mid-January. Here he tells the story of his illness and recovery On 17 January my …

Coronavirus: Queensland beautician’s clients may have been exposed to Covid-19

29/02/2020 • 04:58 World The Guardian  

Up to 40 people may be affected but state’s chief health officer says risk is ‘incredibly low’ Up to 40 customers of a hair and beauty salon in …

Trump calls coronavirus outbreak a 'hoax' and links it to immigration at rally

29/02/2020 • 03:40 World The Guardian  

The president was in South Carolina where he falsely blamed ‘the Democrat policy of open borders’ for the outbreak Donald Trump attempted to link the …

Sajid Javid: my budget would have cut income tax

29/02/2020 • 03:30 World The Guardian  

Former chancellor says he also wanted to reduce stamp duty and set upelectric car charging network Sajid Javid has said an income tax cut and a …